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Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a method of professional oral care that improves the appearance (though not necessarily the functionality) of teeth, gums, bite and smile. It focuses on improvement dental aesthetics rather tan essential rocedures, but some cases of treatment also provide restorative benefits.
If a patient wants or need a dentistry procedure, it should be done by a profesional. We offer profesional care in Colombia at more reasonable prices than in the United States. Traveling patients can even save 30 to 80% in comparison to local prices.

Most of the procedures improve the looks of patients, especially for those who want a great smile, symmetrical teeth shape and whiter teeth among others. Is also the ideal option for patients that have lost denture over the years.

With our team of professionals in Colombia, you will achieve an important improve in your looks by performing a cosmetic dentistry procedure and you will save lots of money during the process.

Bridges

What is it?

Bridges are dental prosthesis, also known as pontic, that replace one or more missing teeth by joining an artificial tooth definitively to adjacent teeth.

Duration: Requires 2 or more visits.
Anesthesia: Local.
Side effects: Pain that can be controlled with medication.
Recovery: From 3 to 5 days.
Durability: Is a definitive procedure that last the lifetime.

Crowns

What is it?

A dental crown is a cover that restores the tooth to its normal shape, size and function. This is an aesthetic procedure with functional benefits.

Crowns are made from different materials but are colored to blend in with the natural teeth.

Duration: 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Anesthesia: Local.
Side effects: Sensitivity to hot or cold foods, inflammation of the gums.
Recovery: 1 day.
Durability: 15 to 20 years with proper care.

Dental Implants

What is it?

Implants are prothetics replacement for missing teeth. It consists in a three part device: the implant, made of titanium, which is inserted to the bone, the abutment and a dental crown.

Duration: From 30 to 60 minutes, depending on the number of implants placed.
Anesthesia: Local.
Side effects: Pain and nflammation.
Recovery: 2 to 3 days.
Durability: With a proper care can last a lifetime.

Gingivectomy

What is it?

Also known as gum lift, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that raises the gum line. In this procedure, our professionals reshape the tissue to create the appaerence of longer and symmetrical teeth with the result of a pleasing, beautiful smile.

Duration: 30 to 45 minutes.
Anesthesia: Local.
Side effects: Discomfort.
Recovery: 1 week.

Root Canal

What is it?

Root canal treatment is a procedure to replace infected pulp in the root canal of the tooth with an inert material.

The procedure consists in removing the pulp and nerve. Tooth interior is cleaned and is sealed with an inert material to prevent future infections.

Duration: 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Anesthesia: Local.
Side effects: Discomfort and pain.
Durability: With proper care it lasts the lifetime.

Teeth whitening

What is it?

Also known as teeth bleaching, are different kind of procedures used to lighten the color of teeth.

The goal can be achieve by either changing the intrisic colour or by removing and controlling the formation of extrinsic stains.

The procedure used by our professionals is the light accelerated bleaching that uses LED light to lighten the natural color of the teeth with the result of a whiter and pleasing smile.

Duration: 1 hour.
Side effects: Tooth sensitivity to cold or heat and sensitive gums.
Durability: With proper care, 2 to 5 years.

Veneers

What is it?

A veneer is a layer of material that is placed over a tooth to improve the aesthetics of the smile. They are the perfect choice to close gaps, enhace the shape or change the color of the teeth that do not respond well to whitening procedures.

Veneers are made of composite, pocelain or zirconium.

Duration: Requires at least 3 clinical sessions.
Anesthesia: Local.
Side effects: None.
Recovery: Immediate.
Durability: Composite veneres: 5 to 10 years. Porcelain and zirconium veneres: 15 to 20 years.

Wisdom Teeth Extraction

What is it?

Removal of wisdom teeth is a surgical procedure that consists in a small insicion in the gum for the extraction of the third set of molars or “wisdom teeth”.

Some of the reasons why these teeth have to be removed are:

  • They are impacted
  • They come in the wrong angle
  • The patients jaw is not big enough for this set of molars
  • The patient has difficulty maintaining the higiene of these teeth

The tooth is extracted in whole or surgically cut into parts, which can be removed by elements if the entire tooth cannot be removed once.

Depending on the size of the insicion, a self dissolve suture is done to avoid bleeding and help healing of the gum.

Duration: 1 hour.
Anesthesia: Local with IV sedation if necessary.
Side effects: Pain and swelling.
Recovery: 1 to 2 weeks.